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Qualys Earns Highest Rating Possible of “Strong Positive” for Fifth Time in Gartner’s MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced that Qualys received the highest rating possible – a “Strong Positive” – for its fifth time in Gartner’s “MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment.”* The report rates the offerings of 11 vendors using the evaluation criteria of market responsiveness and track record, sales execution/pricing, offering strategy, product/service, overall viability and customer experience. QualysGuard, evaluated in the report, provides more than 6,000 organisations worldwide with security intelligence into potential vulnerabilities and malware in their IT infrastructures, and enables compliance with internal policies and external regulations.
“Our QualysGuard Cloud Platform and suite of security and compliance solutions are now in use by the majority of the Fortune 100 with expanding functionality to address the requirements for Cloud environments,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. “We are pleased to earn another ‘strong positive’ rating this year, and would like to thank our customers and partners for their support in helping us continuously innovate to deliver comprehensive services to meet their needs.”
To read the full report, visit http://www.qualys.com/marketscope2013.
*Gartner "Marketscope for Vulnerability Assessment" by Kelly M. Kavanagh, September 9, 2013
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About QualysGuard Vulnerability Management
Delivered as part of the QualysGuard Cloud Platform, QualysGuard Vulnerability Management, or QualysGuard VM, is an industry leading and award-winning solution that automates network auditing and vulnerability management across an organization, including network discovery and mapping, asset management, vulnerability reporting, and remediation tracking. Driven by our comprehensive KnowledgeBase of known vulnerabilities, QualysGuard VM enables cost-effective protection against vulnerabilities without substantial resource deployment.
About QualysGuard Cloud Platform
The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions help provide organisations of all sizes with a global view of their security and compliance posture while reducing their total cost of ownership. The QualysGuard Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance and Qualys SECURE Seal, enables customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyse large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritise vulnerabilities and malware, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organisations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organisations, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
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